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Children's Creativity Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Children's Creativity Museum is a hands-on multi-media art and technology experience for children ages 2-12 and their families. Built on a process to Imagine, Create and Share our programs are designed to nurture creativity and collaboration.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
221 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3116
+1 415-820-3320
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Took our six year old son to this place in San Francisco and he loved it. Fun place with a combination of both learning and play/fun exhibits. My son's two favorite exhibits was the Art Community area where you can draw something and then have...More

Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We went here with our 8 year old (highly creative!) daughter. She loved it! 8 or 9 is probably the upper threshold for this place. The staff of volunteers are SUPER friendly. Lots of stuff to do, some of it is really outstanding and magical.

Thank Hens Z
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We travelled up on the Cal Train, the museum is a short walk (15 minutes along 4th), and really easy to find. There is a fun outdoor play park if you need your children to burn off excess energy, which kept mine content for a...More

Thank Livesbythec
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We visited a little later in the day with our 6 and 8 year old and wish we would have had more time. The museum really plays up creativity and technology. Kids spend 30 minutes plus in each exhibit and we ran out of time...More

Thank Stacy C
Reviewed April 1, 2018

My 4 year old had a great time with the stop motion animation studio and the outdoor play area. Parking can be a challenge but still a fun afternoon place to visit.

Thank JJ L
Reviewed March 20, 2018

We came here a couple of times with my 4-year-old. On two occasions we rode the carousel only. On a rainy day we went to the museum itself and my daughter had an excellent time for a few hours. We didn't explore the entire museum,...More

Thank GermaineO12
Reviewed March 7, 2018

It is easy to find this museum. You can take the cal train or park at a nearby parking garage. Plenty of stroller parking inside the front entrance as well. There are several play areas throughout the museum. Upon walking up the spiral stair case...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed January 31, 2018

The San Francisco Children's Creativity Museum is a small facility in the South of Market area of the city. The main floor contains a number of activity areas, mostly for younger children. There is one exception to this, and that is the animation studio. A...More

Thank BordRestaurant
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I was able to ride this historic carousel for free. I am so glad I did. This merry-go-round is 111 years old. I felt a little silly but there were other adults around riding as well. I rode a horse and the ride moves up...More

Thank Infodiva415
Reviewed July 19, 2017

If you are visiting from out of town (we were) and have children 8 or younger .... this is a GREAT place to visit. If you have an older child (8+) have them go to the stop motion area as they could spend hours creating...More

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
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restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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March 27, 2016|
Response from Sojourner_mom | Reviewed this property |
221 Fourth St, San Francisco, CA
July 21, 2015|
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Response from CreativityKids | Property representative |
Depending on the age of your child(ren) this answer may vary. On average a family will spend 3 hours in the museum. With older kids, you may want more time to build clay characters and film your movie in our Animation... More